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Cannon Street

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Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Centre of the old town district

Cannon and Armenian streets are good to start a walking tour of the historical district of George... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
Chinatown Gate

Cannon St. before WW2 was the r "red light" and opium district of Penang, now it is full of shops... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Cannon and Armenian streets are good to start a walking tour of the historical district of George Town. We walked around the area with the kids in tow, but they didn't really like the heat. Quite a few temples and mosques in the vicinity and...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cannon St. before WW2 was the r "red light" and opium district of Penang, now it is full of shops and restaurants. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank mayalavender
Reviewed 1 week ago

In some cities, the various streets really are distinct, easy to locate and their distinctness is important. In Georgetown, Cannon isn't that important of a key street. You'll probably cross it many times without even knowing that you have. Overall, while I am good at...More

1  Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to discover Georgetown, Penang. We get to discover street art too. We discovered there is a restaurant tuck away but served great food. So ya! you need to walk walk look see and discover places you didnt know exist.

Thank RitaRaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After first visiting Chew jetty then Armenian street you come to Cannon street. You end you half day trip here. It is only a short street and not as interesting. There are some street art. Less crowds so easier to find the right pose. After...More

Thank Wongluk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to locate little Chinese temple. Worth shooting past to have a quick look. Similar to a lot of other Buddhist temples.

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a short street linking Armenian Street to Archeen Street and is within the Heritage enclave of Georgetown. There are clan houses and temples here with some street art to discover.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

This is a busy touristy street as you can find Khoo Khongsi, street art, Chinese temples and quaint little cafes here. A nice place for a stroll or a meal.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 15 December 2017

The temple is of great interest you can see the beautifully preserved historical significance of the courtyard and surrounding buildings.

Thank carlierralph51
Reviewed 11 December 2017

located in a nice tourist location nearby to other attractions. Nice entrance facade not smoky. Pass another temple maybe having prayers choking with smoke at the entrance burning giant joss sticks

Thank Shahmudin K
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